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Smiles On Their Faces

Posted Oct 20, 2011, by Vikramaditya Motwane, director and writer, Udaan

Smiles On Their Faces

In my (minimal) experience as a filmmaker who’s travelled the festival circuit a bit, I’ve found that you go through all kinds…

Film Forward and Stanley Nelson visit The Cinema School in the Bronx

Posted Oct 19, 2011, by Andrés Santiago

Film Forward and Stanley Nelson visit The Cinema School in the Bronx

Photos of imprisoned freedom riders and a burning bus were scattered along the walls of The Cinema School for a week leading up…

My Morocco Memories

Posted Oct 17, 2011, by Stanley Nelson, director, Freedom Riders

My Morocco Memories

From September 24th to October 1st I travelled to Morocco as part of the Film Forward program. I had never been to Northern…

Film Forward Mississippi Starts With A Bang

Posted Oct 11, 2011, by Teresa Hollingsworth, Senior Director, South Arts

Film Forward Mississippi Starts With A Bang

Day one of Film Forward in Mississippi was spectacular. So much so, that this blog post is tardy because there was not a moment…

Talking about <em>Freedom Riders</em> at The Cinema School, the Bronx, New York

Posted Oct 11, 2011, by Patricia Finneran

Talking about Freedom Riders at The Cinema School, the Bronx, New York

Part of my being here is thanks to the Freedom Riders” —Stanley Nelson

On a warm September Wednesday, Stanley Nelson and I…

Eye-opening Morocco

Posted Oct 10, 2011, by Cherien Dabis, writer and director, Amreeka

Eye-opening Morocco

Film Forward Morocco kicked off in Tangier, a city whose legendary charm first captivated me at the age of 15 when my family…

Impressions of Film Forward: Morocco

Posted Oct 7, 2011, by Caroline Libresco, Senior Programmer, Sundance Film Festival

Impressions of Film Forward: Morocco

It was a whirlwind trip to Morocco for Film Forward: five days, five cities, screenings, workshops, heated discussions, idea…

Authenticity in <em>Amreeka</em>

Posted Oct 6, 2011, by Meredith Lavitt, Associate Director of Utah Community Programs and Film Forward

Authenticity in Amreeka

I will never forget the moment we walked into Abi bakr Errazi Junior High in Jaama Mezouak for Cherien’s screening of Amreeka

Celebrating Cultural Diversity in Mississippi

Posted Oct 3, 2011, by Brittany Ballard and Jacqueline Carlson

Celebrating Cultural Diversity in Mississippi

Film Forward heads to Jackson and Piney Woods, Mississippi, our last domestic destination of our inaugural program. We’ve…

Next Stop: The Kingdom of Morocco

Posted Sep 23, 2011, by Meredith Lavitt, Associate Director of Utah Community Programs and Film Forward

Next Stop: The Kingdom of Morocco

FILM FORWARD arrives in the Kingdom of Morocco on September 27th and begins a whirlwind 4 day tour, exhibiting films, engaging…

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